Kishawn McClain
Kishawn  McClain

Rosenberg, TX

High School:
Terry HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 201



Offense Struggles In 30-13 Mean Green Loss

North Texas Goes Eight Possessions Without A First Down


Kishawn McClain and Tyler Wilson Named C-USA Players of the Week

McClain Took Home Defensive Honors, While Wilson Earned Special Teams Recognition


Mean Green Battle Back For 42-35 Double OT Victory

North Texas Stops Owls On Fourth Down In Second Overtime


Defense Shines, Offense Struggles In Loss To Florida

Mean Green Offense Manages Just 53 Yards Total Offense In 32-0 Defeat


North Texas Looks Fine In Freshman QB's First Start

Running Backs Wilson, Ivery Combine For 186 Yards, Three Touchdowns In 41-20 Win

• Preseason All-Conference USA selection at safety
• Leads the team with 38 total tackles (30 solo), has a team-high three interceptions and two pass break-ups in five starts at safety for the Mean Green
• One of five team captains
• Intercepted his team-best third pass of the season and posted a team-high 11 total tackles (nine solo) vs. MTSU on 10/1
• Named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week after his 10-tackle (seven solo), one interception, one forced fumble and one pass break-up performance in the double OT win at Rice on 9/24
• Registered seven tackles at No. 23 Florida on 9/17
• Posted a pair of tackles and intercepted his first pass of the season on 9/10 vs. Bethune-Cookman
• Started and led the team in tackles with eight (six solo) and one pass break-up vs. SMU on 9/3


• Earned Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week with a 45-yard fumble return for a touchdown against UTSA, the team's first defensive touchdown of the season and the first fumble recovery for a touchdown since 2014
• Played in 12 games with 11 starts at free safety
• Led the team with 110 tackles, the second-most tackles by a safety in school history
• Combined with James Gray to become the first safety duo in school history to each record 100 total tackles
• Also recorded 2.5 tackles for loss, an interception, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, three pass break-ups and four passes defended
• Led the team in tackles against Rice, Southern Miss, Marshall, UTSA and UTEP, totaling a career-high 16 tackles against Rice.
 Finished with double-digit tackles in five different games, against Rice, Iowa, Marshall, UTSA and UTEP


• Was named to the Conference USA All-Freshmen Football team
• Saw action in all 12 games, recording 39 tackles, including 0.5 TFL and an interception
• Intercepted a Southern Miss pass and recorded nine tackles in his first collegiate start at North Texas

High School:

• Was a two-way player in high school, playing quarterback and safety. McClain will play safety at North Texas
• Was a two-time District 23-4A first-team selection as a quarterback his senior and junior season
• Named to Dave Campbell's Top 300 Recruits as one of the top-12 athletes in Texas
• As a senior McClain rushed for 876 yards and 16 touchdowns while throwing for 536 yards and eight TDs
• In 2012, he rushed for 1,576 yards and 19 touchdowns while throwing for 896 yards and passing for 12 TDs
• On defense McClain had 57 tackles, two sacks and two interceptions

North Texas Mean Green